Directions for Completing The National Asthma Educator Foundation Linda B. Ford, MD Scholarship Application

Applicants must be eligible to take the exam as per the NAECB guidelines ( Applicants will be responsible for taking the SAE prior to submitting an application. Preference is given to individuals who will improve the asthma care for individuals with asthma in underserved areas. Preference is also given to individuals that can demonstrate readiness to take the exam (ie: preparation, courses completed).

Individuals who qualify for the scholarship will be evaluated by the committee for eligibility. Four scholarships of $350 will be granted biannually (April and September of each year). The scholarship must be used within six months of being granted or will be forfeited. Credentials will be verified prior to entering the selection. Completion of the SAE will also be verified prior to any scholarship funds being awarded.

The scholarship may not be used to retroactively cover any examination fees that have already been paid. This scholarship can only be used for payment for a future examination.

If you have previously submitted an application and did not receive an award, it is recommended that you resubmit an application for consideration.

There will be two scholarships offered annually for certificants that wish to recertify by exam. The scholarship amount is for $300.

PLEASE NOTE: Expired certificants are not eligible at this time.